Police Drummer Gets Turned Inside Out
A quarter century after writing the song “Does Everyone Stare” for the 1979 album Regatta de Blanc, Police drummer Stewart Copeland began cobbling together Super-8 film footage he shot while touring with the band for a documentary titled Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out. The film went on to premiere at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and will make its network debut Sunday night on Showtime. Recently, Copeland spoke with TVGuide.com about the project, his work as a television and film composer, and his post-rock star wardrobe choices.
TVGuide.com: Everyone Stares is such an intimate portrait of the band. Why did it seem like the right time to compile all your footage and tell the story?Stewart Copeland: Well, I had 50 hours of film sitting in shoeboxes for 20 years. When I got the computer program Final Cut Pro, I started playing around with it. Suddenly, I thought, “S--t, I’ve got something here.” About a year an
Fri, Aug 4, 2006